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Civil Rights

EWU’s Civil Rights & Compliance Office is committed to fostering an inclusive campus environment free from discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.

Eastern Washington University is committed to promoting an environment that is free of discrimination, bias, sexual harassment, and retaliation.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

The university may  consider a student’s gender, marital status, or the existence of dependent children in making assignments to residence halls and other university housing in accordance with RCW 49.60.222. The university may consider citizenship or immigration status when required to do so by state or federal law, regulation, or a government contract.

No person may discriminate against another person on any of the grounds listed above when acting or speaking on behalf of EWU.  While discrimination is prohibited on the protected statuses listed above, certain conduct that is not based on protected status may still meet the definition of bullying defined in EWU Policy 901-04.

Civil Rights Topics

Discrimination & Bias

Information on university policies, procedures, and complaint filing for discrimination and bias issues.

Title IX

Policies, procedures, and related information pertaining to sexual misconduct and sex discrimination.

ADA, Disability Support, and Accessibility

Information about accessibility at EWU, reasonable accommodations, and disability support services.

Free Speech on Campus
Religious Accommodations
Affirmative Action

As a federal contractor, EWU is required to maintain an affirmative action program with respect to employment. EWU’s affirmative action program is a management tool designed to ensure all qualified applicants and employees are receiving an equal opportunity for recruitment, selection, and advancement.

Annika Scharosch
Associate Vice President for Civil Rights, Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management

211 Tawanka Hall
Phone: 509.359.6724

Stacey Reece
Director of Civil Rights Investigations & Accessibility

211 Tawanka Hall
Phone: 509.359.7496